A message from our neighbors at Thornton Creek Elementary… Hello neighbors, My name is Tristan Osborn and I represent parents from Thornton Creek Elementary, a Seattle Public School located at 7712 40th Ave NE, Seattle, 98115 in the Wedgwood neighborhood. Concern has been raised by parents regarding unsafe traffic conditions, especially during drop-off and pick-up times. We have taken several steps to enhance pedestrian safety in our neighborhood, including the installation of crossing flags at key pedestrian crosswalks around the school and the successful request of a funded crossing guard for NE 77th Street where it crosses 40th Ave NE. Read More …
The Rainbow City Marching Band’s parade season kicks off in the neighborhood that they call home; Wedgwood neighbors come out to hear them play and follow them around as they parade through the neighborhood. The parade ends at Wedgwood Community Church, their home for rehearsals year-round, which hosts a community ice-cream social following the parade. Fun for the whole family! Full information here.
The District 4 Candidates Forum is tonight (Monday 6/10) at 7 pm at the Sand Point Learning Center, 5801 Sand Point Way NE. Good idea to arrive by 6:30 if you’re coming.
Heads up – Spooner Berry Farms is going to be opening soon, the stand is already up. Get there early cause they sell out. They’ll be in the same location next to the Wedgwood Post Office. Strawberries start in JuneRaspberries start in JulyMarionberries & Blackberries Mid-JulyOur incredible Blueberries start 1st of August.
We’d like to welcome Pinecone Pre-K to the neighborhood. An engaging, well-rounded preschool curriculum that teaches kindergarten-readiness and social-emotional skills. Developmentally appropriate lessons within core subjects of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) and Early Literacy. Creating a close-knit community within a uniquely small class size of 10 students. Enriching Art, Music, Movement and Library programs with support from local guest teachers. Celebrating childhood as a time to love, laugh, play, and learn! Check out their website for more information about them and their summer camp, enrollment, and curriculum.
Join the Cascade Bicycle Club for a District 4 City Council candidate forum focusing on making Seattle a more affordable and sustainable community. We will be hearing from candidates for City Council in District 4 as they answer questions about housing, mass transit, ensuring everyone is able to use our streets safely and achieving Vision Zero, reducing carbon emissions, and centering racial equity in all of this work. We’ll be in the auditorium of the Cascade Bicycling Center, in Magnuson Park. The venue is wheelchair-accessible and CART services will be provided. The event is accessed by the number 75 bus Read More …
In Project Development, community members take the ideas submitted during the Idea Collection phase and prioritize them to 8-10 ideas per Council District. There will be opportunities to participate in Project Development meetings in each Council District. Participants will be responsible for evaluating the project ideas that are submitted and give each project numerical ratings. Each Project Development meeting will be supported by Your Voice, Your Choice staff who will ensure that community members have the necessary resources and tools to evaluate projects. Anyone can participate in Project Development if they live, work, go to school, receive services, volunteer, or Read More …
Paving on 35th Ave NE between NE 75th and NE 89th streets has been postponed and is now scheduled to take place starting at 6 PM on Friday, April 26. Paving activities may continue as late as 5 pm on Saturday, April 27 based on site conditions. This work is weather-dependent and could change. 35th Ave NE will be fully closed to vehicle traffic between NE 75th and NE 90th streets See the SDOT update for full details.
SDOT is hosting a drop-in session where you can learn more about the new design and how 35th Ave NE will operate in the future. This will be an open house event with no formal presentation. Please join us at whatever time is most convenient for you. They will have information boards and staff available to answer your questions. Event details below: Wednesday, April 24 3 – 7 PM Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center, 6535 Ravenna Ave NE, Seattle Translation services and accommodations available if requested one week in advance. Can’t attend the event? Visit our webpage for additional information.
UPDATE: Construction has been postponed, see this post for details. 35th Ave NE will be fully closed to vehicle traffic from NE 65th to NE 95th streets between approximately 6 PM on Friday, April 19 through noon on Saturday, April 20. You can read the latest update from SDOT here.